House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 27 March 1677

Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687. Originally published by His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1802.

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'House of Commons Journal Volume 9: 27 March 1677', in Journal of the House of Commons: Volume 9, 1667-1687, (London, 1802) pp. 406-407. British History Online https://www.british-history.ac.uk/commons-jrnl/vol9/pp406-407 [accessed 29 February 2024]

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Martis, 27 die Martii, 1677.

Lord Wentworth's Estate.

ORDERED, That the Bill tendered, touching the Payment of the Lord Wentworth's Debts, be now admitted; and read on Thursday Morning next the first Business.

Renew's, &c. Nat.

A Bill, sent from the Lords, intituled, An Act for Naturalization of Peter Renew, and others, was read.

Resolved, &c. That this Bill be read a Second time.

Squibb's Estate.

A Bill, sent from the Lords, intituled, An Act to enable the Sale of certain Lands in Winterborne Whitechurch in the County of Dorsett, lately belonging to Lawrence Squibb Esquire, was read a Second time.

Resolved, &c. That this Bill be committed to Sir John Moreton, Mr. Serjeant Maynard, Lord Ashley, Sir John Knight, Sir Tho. Allen, Mr. Whittaker, Colonel Gilby, Sir Trevor Williams, Mr. Mallet, Sir Cha. Harbord, Mr. Lewis, Sir John Holland, Mr. Eyres, Mr. Culliford, Mr. Maynard, Sir John Heath, Mr. Morris, Mr. Williams, Sir John Mallett, Mr. Chetwyn, Colonel Titus, Mr. Henley, Sir Lanc. Lake, Sir Wm. Doyley, Mr. Crowch, Sir Fran. Clarke, Sir Rog. Bradshaw, Colonel Wanklyn,Mr. Bowerman, Mr. Foote, Colonel Legg, Sir Lionel Walden, Sir John Newton, Sir Chr. Musgrave, Sir John Berkenhead, Colonel Phelipps, Sir Jeoffr. Shackerley, Mr. Westphaling, Sir Gilbert Gerard, Mr. Wright, Dr. Arris, Colonel Kirby, Major Broxholme, Sir Wm. Hartopp, Sir Robert Dillington: And they are to meet To-morrow in the Afternoon, at Two of the Clock, in the Exchequer Chamber: And they are to summon and hear the Parties concerned; and to examine the Matter of Fact; and to take care of the contingent Remainders; and that the Surplus of the Purchase Money be disposed to the Heir: And they are also impowered to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Stamford Election.

A Motion being made, That the Petition of Mr. Hatcher, High Sheriff of the County of Lincolne, exhibited to the Committee of Privileges and Elections, setting forth, that he is duly elected for the town of Stanford in the said County; He having himself returned Henry Nowell Esquire, as duly elected for the said Town;

Resolved, &c. That the Petition of Mr. Hatcher, High Sheriff of the County of Lincolne, exhibited to the Committee of Elections and Privileges, touching the Election for the Town of Stamford within the said County, be rejected.

Educating Children of Royal Family, &c.

An ingrossed Bill, sent from the Lords, intituled, An Act for further securing the Protestant Religion, by Education of the Children of the Royal Family therein; and providing for the Continuance of a Protestant Clergy; was read the Second time.

The Question being put, That the Bill be committed;

The House divide.

The Yeas go forth.

Tellers, Sir Edm. Jennings, for the Yeas, 127.
Mr. Spencer,
Tellers, Mr. Mallet, for the Noes, 88.
Mr. Morris,

And so it was resolved in the Affirmative.

Resolved, &c. That this Bill be committed to Colonel Byrch, Sir Edward Deering, Mr. Williams, Mr. Sawyer, Sir Tho. Meres, Sir Cha. Harbord, Sir Wm. Doyley, Sir Trevor Williams, Colonel Gilby, Sir John Robinson, Mr. John Wright, Sir Jos. Tredenham, Mr. Morris, Mr. Thynne, Sir John Hanmer, Sir Cha. Cotterell, Mr. Garwy, Mr. Secretary Williamson, Sir John Talbott, Mr. Hopkins, Sir Nico. Carew, Sir Chr. Musgrave, Lord Ancram, Mr. Clarke, Sir Fran. Lawley, Mr. Pepys, Sir John Knight, Mr. Robert Wright, Mr. Swinfen, Sir Cha. Wheeler, Sir Phil. Warwick, Sir Gilbert Gerard, Mr. Marvell, Sir Eliab Harvey, Mr. Lewis, Sir John Trevor, Lord Ashley, Sir John Ernle, Sir Wm. Hickman, Mr. Crowch, Sir Tho. Doleman, Sir Fran. Clarke, Mr. Finch: And they are to meet To-morrow in the Afternoon, at Two of the Clock, in the Exchequer Chamber: And are impowered to send for Persons, Papers, and Records.

Irish Cattle.

Resolved, &c. That it be referred to the Committee of the whole House, to whom the explanatory Bill to prevent Frauds and Abuses in importing Irish Cattle stands committed, to consider, whether the Laws prohibiting the Importation of Irish Cattle shall be made perpetual, or be repealed; and report the same, with their Opinions therein, to the House.

Papists not to sit in Parliament.

A Bill to hinder Papists from sitting in either House of Parliament, was read the Second time.

Resolved, &c. That the Bill be committed to the same Committee to whom the Bill to prevent the Growth of Popery stands committed.

And then the House adjourned till To-morrow Morning, Eight of the Clock.